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The O.M. Scott & Sons Company - Financial analysis

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  1. Rapid growth factors
  2. Company shares: selling, earnings and dividends
  3. Financial condition and forecasts
  4. Future projections
  5. Recommendations

From 1955 to 1961, the O.M. Scott and Sons Company experienced an exceptional growth in sales, stock price, and expansion. O.M. Scott and Sons (the company) increased sales by 231% from 1957 to 1961. The rapid growth can be explained by the company's management in expanding to new locations, geographical markets, new products, and advanced financial tactics in regards to trust receipts.

The company has a great Research and Development team that has created dozens of patents for their products in the lawn care industry. Products such as fertilizer, weed control, pest control, insect control, and basically the all-in-one products for agriculture. In 1959, sales increased over 130% with sales coming from new products that the company had created within the years. R&D is responsible for majority of the sales growth for the company.

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